Get Involved in Junior Beach High Performance

There are several pathways for athletes to be evaluated and identified for national programming in 2018 and are outlined below. Opportunities to be evaluated conclude in May 2018.

Selection Camps

In advance of a select number of our spring Beach National Qualifiers (BNQs), USAV Beach HP will host a four-hour selection camp that will feature national team and regional HP coaching staff. This elite training opportunity will prepare athletes for competition and expose them to USAV systems of play. National team head coaches may extend invitations to national team selection in Southern California, May 19-20, 2018. Details and booking links will be listed below as they are confirmed. 2017 Rostered A1 and A2 athletes please email BeachHP@usav.org for a discount code.

  • March 2, 2018 - Hickory Point Beach, FL - Completed
  • March 23, 2018 - Hermosa Beach, CA - Completed
  • April 6, 2018 - Santa Cruz Main Beach, CA - Completed
  • April 6, 2018 - Beach South Sandy Camp and Pinetop Club, NC - Completed
  • April 27, 2018 - Albuquerque, NM - Canceled
  • May 4, 2018 - Gulf Shores, AL - Early bird deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. Pacific - Register now.
  • May 5, 2018 - Victory Lanes, AZ- Early bird deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. Pacific - Register now

USA Volleyball Accredited Region High Performance Tryouts

New in 2018 are the Accredited Regional Beach High Performance Programs which uphold the highest standards in evaluating, training and preparing athletes to compete at the regional level. Athletes new to Beach High Performance should contact their region to attend a tryout in Spring 2018. Each Accredited Region Beach High Performance Program will be able to nominate one athlete for each age group and gender to attend National Team Selection in May 2018 if they have hosted their regional tryout in advance. Details will be listed below as they are confirmed beginning in January.

Open National Skills Assessment Camps

Athletes looking to be evaluated for 2018 national programming may tryout at the Spring Open National Skills Assessment Camp that will be held in Southern California, May 18, 2018. This one-day training opportunity will provide athletes with five hours of coaching and feedback with our national team coaching staff and USAV systems of play. Athletes evaluated at an A1 or A2 level will be invited to National Team Selection in Southern California, May 19-20, 2018 to compete for an A1 spot. Athletes evaluated at an A3 level will be invited to a 2018 Summer camp. Athletes not evaluated for program placement will be invited to a summer skills development camp.

Spring Open National Skills Assessment Camp, California - Click here for more information and to register, deadline is May 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM, PST

National Rankings

Beach HP also reviews our top performers throughout the country as listed on the USA Junior Beach Ranking. The five top ranked athletes of each gender and each age group, as of May 1, 2018 will be invited to National Team Selection in May 2018. Those athletes that have aged out of the U19 birth year will be removed from consideration. Click here to see the USA National Beach Rankings.

Junior Beach National Team Selection

All athletes looking to be selected to the 2018 A1 and A2 programs must be invited and attend National Team Selection that will be held in Southern California from May 19-20, 2018. Athletes will be evaluated over 10 hours of cooperative and competitive play. National team coaches will be working with other elite coaches to identify the best athletes per age group and gender for Junior Beach Olympic Pipeline. Athletes will be placed on the A1 National Elite Team, one of four A2 Zonal Teams or the A3 High Performance Team. All 2017 rostered A1 and A2 athletes are automatically invited to attend and have been emailed their invitation. Please click here to view rostered athletes. All invited athletes will receive an email to accept their invitation.